The Zomato delivery person who was recently accused of assaulting a customer has registered an FIR against the customer. The incident took place in Bangalore.
Customer Reported Assault Via Social Media
In the complaint registered by Kamaraj (Zomato Delivery person), he said that he was wrongly accused of assaulting the customer named Hitesha Chandranee.
Chandrani posted a video on social media and accused Kamaraj of hitting her and leaving her with a bleeding nose after they had a heated argument. She said that he had delayed the food delivery following which there was an argument between the two.
However, Kamaraj said that the Hitesh tried to abuse him and slap him. And while he was trying to protect himself, Hitesh hurt her nose.
Kannada Activists Side With Kamaraj
For now, the police are investigating the matter further.
Celebrities Back Kamaraj
Soon after the video of Hitesha went viral over social media, the “internet trial” began. While some bashed Kamaraj for assaulting Hitesha and some heavily criticised Hitesha for falsely accusing the poor delivery person.
At the same time, Zomato also assured support and investigation into the matter. They released a statement and said that they Kamaraj has been working with them since a long time. They will be covering the medical expenses of the customer and further investigating into the matter.
Zomato India – PLEASE find and publicly report the truth.. If the gentleman is innocent (and I believe he is), PLEASE help us penalise the woman in question. This is inhuman, shameful and heartbreaking .. Please let me know how I can help.. #ZomatoDeliveryGuy @zomato @zomatoin
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) March 14, 2021